Archive for June, 2017

Mid-Prairie Ready for Rivalry in Iowa City

Posted: Monday, June 12th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk baseball and softball teams travel to Iowa City tonight to square off with the rival Runnin’ Regals of Regina.

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One Man Dead After Officer-Involved Shooting in North English

Posted: Monday, June 12th, 2017 at 6:30 am

One man is dead following an officer-involved shooting in North English Saturday.

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Washington County Leads in Cover Crops

Posted: Monday, June 12th, 2017 at 6:28 am

With 21,353 acres of cover crops Washington County leads the state.

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Flag Day Celebration of Six Louisa County Brothers Who Lost Their Lives in the Civil War

Posted: Monday, June 12th, 2017 at 6:28 am


Photo by Sally Y. Hart

A tragic Civil War story about six Iowan brothers was nearly lost until a discovery was made seven years ago.

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End Loader Used to Push Truck, 74-Year-Old Arrested

Posted: Monday, June 12th, 2017 at 6:26 am

A 74-year-old Washington man was arrested for criminal mischief Friday.

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Ainsworth Making Offer to Purchase School, Ball Fields

Posted: Monday, June 12th, 2017 at 6:26 am


The City of Ainsworth is taking action about the Ainsworth Elementary School.

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Grease Presented by Washington Community Theater

Posted: Monday, June 12th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Leather jackets, rock’n’roll, dance numbers and singing will be on the Washington Community Center stage this weekend as the Washington Community Theater presents the musical Grease.

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High Temperatures in the 90’s Expected Each Day this Week

Posted: Monday, June 12th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Temperatures were above 90 degrees in Washington over the weekend and so far this month the thermometer has been above normal readings.

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Iowa Mennonite School Seeking Drama Director

Posted: Monday, June 12th, 2017 at 6:21 am

If you love musical theater, and interacting with kids, Iowa Mennonite School offers the perfect opportunity.

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For Sale

Posted: Monday, June 12th, 2017 at 5:01 am

2004 Yamaha V-Star
1100cc Silverado Classic
34k miles
Hard luggage compartments, floorboards, windshield,
Good tires
Hitch/wired to pull cargo trailer
2-Tone gray.
$3400.00
319-461-8885

Garage Sale

Posted: Monday, June 12th, 2017 at 4:59 am

Large Garage Sale
Sat., June 17th from 9am-4pm
426 E. Monroe St., Washington
Oak bi-fold doors, clothing, books,
household misc, much more

Kral and Mavericks Celebrate Division Two National Title

Posted: Sunday, June 11th, 2017 at 7:00 am

Former Mid-Prairie softball standout Amber Kral and the Minnesota State Mavericks softball team captured the Division Two National Championship at the College World Series in Salem, Virginia.

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Horak to Represent Demon Soccer at All-Star Cup

Posted: Sunday, June 11th, 2017 at 7:00 am

Owen Horak of the Washington boys’ soccer team has been selected to participate in the IAHSSCA East-West All-Star Cup on June 17th in Des Moines.

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Crawfordsville Research Farm Hosts Agronomy in the Field Workshop Monday

Posted: Sunday, June 11th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Female landowners, farmers, and ag retailers are encouraged to come learn about soil management and crop production at the Agronomy in the Field workshops offered by ISU Extension.

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Three 28E Agreements on Supervisors’ Agenda

Posted: Sunday, June 11th, 2017 at 6:21 am

Three 28E agreements are on the agenda for consideration for the regular meeting of the Washington County Board of Supervisors Tuesday.

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June 10th, 2017

Posted: Saturday, June 10th, 2017 at 8:02 am

Birthday winner – Leah Kelley of Wellman

Anniversary winners – Leonard and Betty Greiser of Wayland

For Sale

Posted: Saturday, June 10th, 2017 at 7:52 am

Frigidaire 18k btu a/c, 2 dial, good condition, $80
Whirlpool electric stove, new elements for stove, oven, & broiler, good condition, $75
Ford electric seats, possibly for a van 2 bucket, 2nd bench, 3rd bench, $25
319-461-6781

Highland Softball Keep Rolling against Falcons

Posted: Saturday, June 10th, 2017 at 7:00 am

In a seesaw battle the Huskies softball team edged West Burlington 7-6 in nine innings on Thursday.

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Golden Hawks Win Waterloo Bucks Tournament Title

Posted: Saturday, June 10th, 2017 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk baseball team grabbed a pair of victories and the Waterloo Bucks tournament championship Friday.

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Brase and Klebe Represent Highland in All-Conference

Posted: Saturday, June 10th, 2017 at 7:00 am

Caleb Brase and Cullen Klebe represented the Highland boys’ soccer team on the Southeast Iowa Super Conference All-Conference team.

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